School of Informatics

School of Informatics

The School of Informatics is a frontier less intellectual space that radiates computing across applied science and social science disciplines. We perceive informatics as the binder that can transform and levitate applied domains, which are increasingly relied upon to address emerging challenges.

The academic programs of the school of informatics are interdisciplinary and of high quality. We ensure our students develop the ability to comprehend issues holistically, think objectively, and imbibe skills that would help them either find gainful employment or advance to a research career. A couple of years that one invests at the school of Informatics will return dividends in the future


We envision a ‘cooperatively competitive’ academic environment with focus on transmutation of information Socially and temporarily relevant research backed by quality education to churn out graduates with professional acumen, exceptional leadership and a humane heart.


The tri-value system of SoI intends to provide education through three allied values: learn, transmute and transform. The SoI imparts value-based and technology-oriented interdisciplinary education to students to bring them up as citizens who are socially conscious, intellectually competent and morally upright.


  • Promote excellence in teaching and research with state-of-the-art infrastructure, through enhancing learning for all academic programs, including extra-curricular activities. The school is keen to advance scientific research and scholarship to an international level
  • Promote the personal, social, academic and career growth of all students in a proactive manner to prepare and qualify them to be leaders in their chosen careers and professions The School provides proper environment that nurtures innovation, creativity, and the pursuit of knowledge
  • Forge strategic partnerships with the local community, including the public service industry in order to be responsive to the socio-economic needs of the community through dedicated applied research.


  • Teaching at MSc, MTech, PG Diploma/certificate and pre-PhD levels.
  • Academic research including guiding of PhD and MTech/MSc students
  • Development of continuing education programme and online learning resource material.
  • Contribution to interdisciplinary teaching and research programmes.
  • Sponsored R&D and consultancy
  • Build strategic partnerships with the local community, including the public service industry in order to be responsive to the socio-economic needs of the community through dedicated applied research
  • Contribute to the socio-cultural, scientific and economic progress of society through social responsiveness and effective engagement

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Thematic Area

  • Ecological Physics
  • Earth observation
  • Sustainable Development
  • Traditional Ecological Knowledge
  • Invasion Ecology
  • Floral Radiometry
  • Bioacoustics
Division of Ecological Informatics
Division of Medical Informatics & Imaging


  • Postgraduate programsMSc Ecology with Specialization in Ecological Informatics
  • PhD program is offered in Full-time regular, Industry regular, and Part-time mode of study
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Development Informatics Please wait for the announcement which is to made later this year

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Athira K

Assistant Professor
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I Suresh

Chair of the School of Informatics, Associate Professor
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Santanu Ray

Distinguished Visiting Professor
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Sooraj N P

Assistant Professor
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Sushant Singh

Associate Director and Head, Artificial Intelligence Competency, Artificial Intelligence & Analytics Health Care & Life Sciences, Virtusa Corporation, MA, USA
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Board of Studies



Ramesh Venkatesan

GE Healthcare

Alex James


Jitender Saini


Raveendran Nair


Markand P Oza


C. Sudhakar Reddy


Mihir Kumar Dash


Amit Chakraborty

Sikkim University

Santanu Ray


Suresh I


N Ayyappan

The French Institute

Franz Josef Behr

HFT, Germany

Sushant Singh

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, USA

Joseph Suresh Paul


Elizabeth Sherly


Jaishanker R


Athira K


Sooraj NP



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Not only does Kerala Digital University provide you the practical skills that is necessary to transition seamlessly into the workforce upon your graduation, but we also make sure that you will have a good sense of social justice so that you make the transition responsibly.

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